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Nov 30, 2012 8:00am PST
that pillar of economic security. [applause] and he's doing that now with medicare, with medicare. i mentioned that dolores received the presidential medal of freedom and that day president obama recounted one of her mantras. she is always saying "don't wait to be invited. step in there". does that sound like her? throughout his life whenever he sees a challenge or need chuck has stepped in there. he has not waited to be invited and appropriate that we award him with this award and in doing so i am pleased to be joining our great mayor -- aren't we proud of our mayor? it's wonderful to have him as mayor of san francisco? [applause] when you listen to his resume you wonder for how such a young man he fit in all those accomplishments but it works well for our city and we are very proud and the mayor and i join together in thanking chuck for decades of community and national leadership congratulating him on today's and him and all of today's awardees and their excellence in media and health and arts and business, education, community, and innovation as the mayor said earlier e expan
Nov 29, 2012 8:00am PST
, be evidenced in the so-called patient integrated care health homes for the people on medicare with the definition of medicare being enlarged in 2014. and i really think that the way that healthcare reform is presenting as written right now is extremely friendly to the recovery support services model that i believe should be implemented. and really, what's going to be lacking, at least from my perspective, is the science base for the recovery, for the need for recovery support services, because whilst there are a lot of federal agencies-ondcp, of course, the department of education and samhsa-the service level that are pushing for recovery support expansion and calling it recovery has to be research-based. we don't have the funding from the nih. but we have practice-based- we have the-yes, but that's not-you know. so- it's not empirical. it's not empirical yet. okay. we're trying. and, for prevention, dr. peterson, are there some similarities? yeah. you know, with healthcare reform, one of the things that i'm really looking forward to is the coverage of screening and brief inte
Nov 30, 2012 10:30am PST
. in addition, we will be working with the centers for medicare and medicaid services to develop, refine, and strengthen policies that promote independent living among all populations, especially those served by medicaid. we would also look with cms to promote home and community-based services and support. last but not least, i will be remiss if i forget to mention that may is also the time of the year when communities across nations come together to celebrate the older americans month. the proud tradition that shows our nation's commitment to recognize is the -- recognizing the contributions and achievements of our seniors. the theme for this year is "never too old to play." we want to encourage older americans to be engaged, active, and involved in your own lives and in your own communities. in closing, thank you so much for inviting me to speak at your summit. we wish everyone the very best, and we want to commend san francisco for again launching this important event today, and that is connecting seniors and people with disabilities to a world of possibilities. thank you very much, e
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